DR HQ: Important names head to the DL

Adam Wainwright (RHP, STL)
Injury: Torn left Achilles tendon
DL date: April 26
Estimated DL time: The standard recovery time is 9 to 12 months. This is one of the few injuries that has not seen improvement in recovery time in recent years. He’ll be throwing by the start of next spring training. But will he be ready by the opener?

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